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Stop ‘Overreacting’, Crypto Hedge Fund Vet Tells Bitcoin Investors

Stop ‘Overreacting’, Crypto Hedge Fund Vet Tells Bitcoin Investors

Optimists are counting on the wider adoption of cryptocurrencies to support prices, but regulators and many institutional investors have remained wary amid concerns over security and market manipulation. While investors are busy wallowing about the SEC's reluctance to approve a bitcoin ETF, a move that many believe would help concretize cryptocurrency as a mainstream asset class, Morehead said that they are ignoring an announcement that could prove to be just as important: the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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United States imposes sanctions on Russian Federation over Skripal poisonings in Salisbury

United States imposes sanctions on Russian Federation over Skripal poisonings in Salisbury

On March 4 Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy who had worked for United Kingdom intelligence, and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury. One of them, Dawn Sturgess , died eight days later. He went on to say the sanctions "contravene worldwide law". The latest U.S. action follows the Treasury's imposition of sanctions in March against 19 Russian citizens and five entities for interfering in the 2016 United States election - the toughest steps against ... Consulte Mais Informação

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City Council vote on ride-share cap

City Council vote on ride-share cap

Mayor Bill de Blasio still needs to sign it into law, but it's believed that he will do that soon. He said he intends to sign the bill. City officials said that in the intervening years the number of for-hire vehicles on the streets has surged from 63,000 to more than 100,000, forcing drivers to compete for scarce fares and making it hard for any of them to earn a living wage. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese Exports Accelerate As US Prepares New Tariffs In Heated Row

West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are under pressure early Wednesday after China said it will retaliate against the latest round of us tariffs on Chinese imports. It will be the second time the United States slaps duties on Chinese goods in about the past month, despite complaints by American companies that such moves will raise business costs and eventually consumer prices. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tesla’s Board Has Met Several Times to Discuss Going-Private Proposal

Tesla’s Board Has Met Several Times to Discuss Going-Private Proposal

They said this "included discussion as to how being private could better serve Tesla's long-term interests". The board had "met several times over the last week" to discuss going private, the statement said. Harvey Pitt, a former chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, said Musk's asserting a final sale price and that funding was "secured" opened him to potential charges of stock manipulation or securities fraud. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ford reveals details of buck-a-beer plan

Ford reveals details of buck-a-beer plan

Premier Doug Ford said participating businesses will be offered prime spots in Liquor Control Board of Ontario stores, or advertising in flyers or inserts, among other possible rewards. Brewers are not required to charge less, but Ford says that there will be various incentives for those that do charge less. The price floor will affect beer that contains an alcohol percentage below 5.6%. Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union pushing Britain towards no-deal Brexit — Liam Fox

European Union pushing Britain towards no-deal Brexit — Liam Fox

Former Cabinet minister Nicky Morgan said keeping the United Kingdom in the single market as part of the European Economic Area (EEA) or European Free Trade Association (EFTA) was "clearly (the) right option", adding "will PM move that way or does Parliament have to force issue?" Former minister George Freeman said that after the "failure of the 2016-18 Brexit Cabinet to plan, prepare for and negotiate a sensible, smooth and pro-business bespoke Brexit" more Tories were coming round to the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tesla shares spike, dealing short-sellers a USD 1.7 billion loss

Tesla shares spike, dealing short-sellers a USD 1.7 billion loss

Considering that the stock daily volume of 23.21 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size. Baillie Gifford & Co. raised its holdings in Tesla by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ: TSLA ). Main Street Research Ltd accumulated 0.08% or 1,690 shares. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $280.00 price objective on shares of Tesla and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, July 9th. Consulte Mais Informação

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FCC admits its comment system never suffered DDoS attack

FCC admits its comment system never suffered DDoS attack

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued a statement regarding the Office of Inspector General's independent investigation into the alleged incident a year ago involving the agency's Electronic Comment Filing System. "In response, the Commission's Chief of Staff, who works in my office, asked if the then-CIO was confident that the incident wasn't caused by a number of individuals 'attempting to comment at the same time. Consulte Mais Informação

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